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Portrait of Antoine Furetière

about 1688
Gérard Edelinck (French, 1640–1707), After Gilbert de Sève (French, c. 1615 - 1698)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 209, only state; IFF 116; Le Blanc 216

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.9 x 24.9 cm (13 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.) Platemark: 33.3 x 24.1 cm (13 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M26600

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Antoine Furetière (1619-1688) was a writer, lexicographer, abbé of Chalivoy, and a member of the Académie française.

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA Jenkins Bequest (Lugt 4831); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Washington Irving Jenkins, Clinton, Massachusetts (1848-1917); his bequest to the MFA August 1, 1917

Credit Line

Bequest of Washington Irving Jenkins